Mesmerizing China

  • Destination: China
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Price: $1090

Officially known as the People’s Republic of China is a vast country in Eastern Asia (about the same size as the United States of America) with the world’s largest population. This article only covers Mainland China. For Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, The 5000-year old Chinese civilization has endured through millennia of tumultuous upheaval and revolutions, periods of golden ages and anarchy alike. Through the recent economic boom initiated by the reforms of Deng Xiaoping, China is once again one of the leading nations in the world, buoyed by its large, industrious population and abundant natural resources. The depth and complexity of the Chinese civilization, with its rich heritage, has fascinated Westerners such as Marco Polo and Gottfried Leibniz in centuries past, and will continue to excite – and bewilder – the traveler today.

Day 1

Arrive in Beijing

Upon arrival at Beijing Airport, you will be met by our representative who will assist you for your transfer to the city centre hotel. Beijing, one of the six ancient cities in China, has been the heart and soul of politics and society throughout its long history and consequently there is an unparalleled wealth of discovery to delight and intrigue travelers as you explore Beijing’s ancient past and exciting modern development. Overnight stay at your hotel in Beijing.

Accommodation: Super House International Hotel/similar**** OR    JianGuo Garden/similar*****

Day 2

Beijing City Tour

Post breakfast today; proceed for the city tour where you visit Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the largest and most complete group of ancient buildings in China. The entire complex consists of 8,706 rooms in which an estimated 8,000 to 10,000 people lived including 3,000 eunuchs, as well as maids and concubines, all within 170 acres. Later visit the Summer palace. In the evening, enjoy a Kung Fu Show (optional) and appreciate the incredible feats of strength with fists, feet, swords and other weapons. Overnight stay at your hotel in Beijing.

Accommodation: Super House International Hotel/similar****   OR   JianGuo Garden/similar*****

Day 3

Beijing – Xian: Wild Goose Pagoda

After breakfast, check out of the hotel. You will be transferred from the Beijing hotel to airport to board a flight to Xian. Upon arrival at Xian airport you will be met by our representative who will assist you for your transfer to the city centre hotel. Brilliance of thousand years endows Xian with enchanting temperament. The continuous history of the ancient civilized capital has apparently resulted in its magnificent culture and an inexhaustible treasure house of cultural relics. Later visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda built about 648 AD by Emperor Gao Zong in memory of his deceased mother. Overnight stay at your hotel in Xian.

Accommodation: Le Garden Hotel/similar****   OR Shangri-la Golden Flower (Sup)/similar*****

Day 4

Xian – Shanghai: Xian City Tour

After breakfast at hotel, tour to the famous Terra-cotta Warriors, one of the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. An army of thousands of life sized warriors and their horses in battle formation, which were buried for 2000 years, stand guard over the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi-Huang. Later visit the Arts and Crockery Factory. Later on you will be transferred from the Xian hotel to airport to board a flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival at Shanghai airport you will be met by our representative who will assist you for your transfer to the city centre hotel. In addition to its modernization, Shanghai’s multicultural flair endows Shanghai with a unique glamour. Here, one finds the perfect blend of cultures, the modern and the traditional, and the western and the oriental. Overnight stay at your hotel in Shanghai.

Accommodation: Ramada Wujiaochang/similar****    OR Renaissance Shanghai Putuo Hotel/similar*****

Day 5

Shanghai – City Tour

After breakfast, proceed for a full day tour to the Jade Buddha temple, Silk Factory. Then visit the Bund, lined with fine colonial buildings from the 1930’s which have been restored as a showcase of the city and are spectacularly lit up at night. After that visit the Oriental TV tower, and Nanjing road, in the evening, enjoy an astounding performance at the optional Acrobatic Show. Overnight stay at your hotel in Shanghai.

Accommodation: Ramada Wujiaochang/similar****    OR Renaissance Shanghai Putuo Hotel/similar*****

Day 6

Depart Shanghai

Breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight to onwards destination with memories which will last for a life time.

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Inclusions
  • 02 Night’s Accommodation in Beijing
  • 01 Night Accommodation in Xian
  • 02 Night’s Accommodation in Shanghai
  • Daily Breakfast except on Day 01
  • Half Day Beijing City Tour
  • Half Day Xian City Tour
  • Big Wild Goose Pagoda Tour
  • Full Day Shanghai City Tour
  • Return Airport Transfers in Beijing, Xian & Shanghai
  • All Tours & Transfers on Seat in Coach basis

Prices (Valid till 30th Sep 2014)